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u·ni·va·lent

 (yo͞o′nĭ-vā′lənt)
adj.
1. Chemistry
a. Having valence 1, regardless of whether the valence is positive or negative.
b. Having only one valence.
2. Genetics Of or relating to a chromosome that is not paired or united with its homologous chromosome during synapsis.
3. Immunology Having only one site of attachment. Used of an antibody or antigen.
4. Immunology Containing antigens from a single strain of a microorganism or virus. Used of a vaccine or serum.
n. Genetics
A univalent chromosome.

univalent

(ˌjuːnɪˈveɪlənt; juːˈnɪvələnt)
adj
1. (Genetics) (of a chromosome during meiosis) not paired with its homologue
2. (Chemistry) chem another word for monovalent
ˌuniˈvalency, ˌuniˈvalence n

u•ni•va•lent

(ˌyu nəˈveɪ lənt, yuˈnɪv ə-)

adj.
1. having a chemical valence of one; monovalent.
2. Biol.
a. having one binding site, as an antibody.
b. unpaired, as a chromosome.
[1865–70]

u·ni·va·lent

(yo͞o′nĭ-vā′lənt)
Chemistry
Having a valence of one.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.univalent - used of a chromosome that is not paired or united with its homologous chromosome during synapsis; "a univalent chromosome"
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
bivalent, double - used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis
multivalent - used of the association of three or more homologous chromosomes during the first division of meiosis
2.univalent - having a valence of 1
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
Translations

univalent

[ˈjuːnɪˈveɪlənt] ADJunivalente

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